Balsamic Glazed Pork Chop
Ingredients4 3/4 inch thick center cut pork chops
Salt and pepper
6 small shallots quartered
2/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 cup sugar
Season the pork chops with S&P. Heat a large (All Clad) skillet with the oil until hot but not smoking. Cook the pork chops and the shallots until the pork chops are golden brown on both sides. Transfer the pork to a plate to rest. Add the vinegar, sugar and a little s&p and cook until the sauce thickens, about a minute. Reduce the heat to med-low and add the pork and its juice back into the pan. Cook until the pork is just cooked through , about 3-4 minutes, turning once during this process. Remove the pork to a serving plate and crank the heat up to high and cook the sauce until thickened and syrupy. Pour sauce over the chops.
This recipe performed and provided at Macy's Flower Show 2006 at Lennox Mall Buckhead GA, by Co-Executive Chef Christopher Effa of the Mondo Mocha Cafe at the Doubletree Atlanta Northwest off of Windy Hill Rd in Marietta.